Langtang-Gosainkunda Trek

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To experience a walk in to the High Himalaya as close distance from the capital of Nepal, the tibetan sherpa culture, encounter with Yaks and wild animal, a pleasent national park, Holly Gosainkunda Lake & the stunning view of Langtang himal that  is one of the most popular  trekking trail in Nepal. The highest point of this trek  are Tsergo Ri  at 4984m , Lauribina la (4610m)and the Gosainkunad lake  at 4300m.

Langtang-Gosainkunda Trek Itinerary

Day 01. Kathmandu to Sybrubensi (1467m): Drive about 8 hrs.Overnight at Hotel.


Day 02. Sybrubensi to Lama Hotel (2380 m):

follow the Langtang khola until you get the Lama hotel. Walk through forest and ascend for about 1hr. to reach Pairo Tea shop .Gradually ascend through Bamboo & Old Oak Trees up to Bombu Village (1850 m.).Then steeply walk 2hrs to reach Lama Hotel and overnight.
Day 03. Lama Hotel to Langtang (34300 m):

Trek forward through Rhododendron and Pine forest for about 3 hrs. and reach Ghoda Tabela then walk for another two hours and reach Langtang ( biggest village of the area ) inhabited by Buddhist Tamangs and Tibetans.
Day 04. Langtang to Kyanging Gompa (3870 m):

Trek for 3 hrs. through the trail and reaches Kyanging Gompa where you can see local cheese factory and beautiful mountains from Yala peak, excursion spot. Dorja Himal, Langtang Ri , & Langtang Lirung can be seen very close to you.

Day 05. Activities in around KyanginGompa:

Explore Teso-Ri (4984m) peak and day hike around this valley. Go to A famous cheese Factory which was started by the help of Swiss Association for technical assistance in 1995. Langtang Glacier may surely attract if you can walk up on the north of Gompa.

Day 06. Trek Kyanging Gompa to Lama Hotel: back same way down.


Day 07.Trek Lama Hotel to Shyabru Village: Trek back by same until Pairo Shop. Then you have to walk up 2hrs to the Kharaka shop and next Tibetan and Lamas tradition village welcome you. The African millet and Buckwheat & potato are main productions.
Day 08. Shyabru Village to Sing Gompa (3254 m): Trek upwards through the forest of Fir and Rhododendron. The only of human habitations are the shepherd's occasional huts.

Day 09. Sing Gompa to GosainKund (4300 m):

A steep rugged trail but adequately compensated by dramatic views of Himal Chuli, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and possibly Annapurna Range in the west; the beautiful valley of Langtang Lirung in the north. Passing a few huts in the high pasture of Lauribina and crossing a small ridge, have the first look of about a dozen holy lakes; Saraswotikund, Bhairavkund and Gosaikund are the main holy lakes among them.
Day 10.Trek GosainKund to Ghopte (3566 m) 7hrs:

 

Continue the trek over rugged trails and pass several smaller lakes then descend along a ridge to the tree line. Continue to descend to reach Ghopte through Juniper, Rhododendron forests, beautiful water falls and rest overnight at Ghopte.

Day 11. Ghopte to Malemchigaon (2560m):

Walk up to Tharepati Danda on a windy ridge at 3460 m from where you can view the hilly terrain. Then descend to a stream & traverse to a Chorten & a pasture, the first sign of Civilization since Tharepati. After a gentle decent through a forest of huge, gnarled rhododendrons, the trails makes a steep, rough decent to the Upper reaches of the Chhyadi Khola.Cross this Khola on a suspension bridge, then makes a short final Climb to reach the prosperous Sherpa Village of Malemchigaon & overnight here. This is a large village with extensive fields of Barley, corn and potatoes. A famous Gompa is brightly painted walls and statues of Guru Rinpoche & his consorts as well as Sakyamuni and Chenrising.
Day 12. Walk 2/3 hrs down to Timbu (1580m) where you can get Bus to drive Kathmandu. Drive to kathamndu by local bus with experience of Nepali people and along this highway you can enjoy to see the green fields and different landscape, some kilometer off beaten track then you soon get the fine road to head the Kathmandu valley. Your Trekking ends.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, but as this is adventure travel in a remote mountain region, we cannot guarantee it! Weather conditions, availability of porters and the health of team members can all contribute to changes. The guides and their Sherpa assistants will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if necessary.